Daesh convoy in Syria appears to have turned back, US-led coalition says - Arab News

A convoy of Daesh fighters and their families begin to depart from the Lebanon-Syria border zone in Qalamoun, Syria, on August 28, 2017, only to be stopped by US-led coalition air strikes along the way. (REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File Photo). BEIRUT: A ...

Hezbollah Leader Says He Met Assad in Syria Over IS Evacuation - Voice of America

The leader of Hezbollah says he met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss a deal that saw hundreds of Islamic State jihadists evacuated from the Syria-Lebanon border earlier this week. During a Thursday speech, Hassan Nasrallah said he asked ...

'If US aerial bombings don't kill Raqqa citizens, ISIS snipers will' - RT

The Pentagon appears willing to accept a number of civilian casualties as it is pursuing high-value targets. But it is unconscionable to be doing aerial bombing in very densely populated city areas, says former Pentagon official Michael Maloof. In ...

US-led jets strike in Syria to block Islamic State evacuation deal - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

U.S.-led warplanes on Wednesday blocked a convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families from reaching territory the group holds in eastern Syria and struck some of their comrades traveling to meet them, a coalition spokesman said. The strikes ...

Heavy civilian casualties in Raqqa from airstrikes: UN - Saudi Gazette

Smoke rises after an airstrike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Daesh militants in Raqqa, Syria, earlier this month. — Reuters. Smoke rises after an airstrike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic ...